The city that never sleeps won't let you get a soft drink over 16 ounces if Mayor Bloomberg has his way. Hizzoner wants to halt those establishments regulated by the City Health Department from selling sugary drinks over a pint.
Of course the City doesn't regulate stores, so you can't stop sale there, Mr. Mayor.
Oh, the reasoning for all this nanny state stuff....Fighting obesity.
Mayor Bloomberg wants to cap the size of sweetened drinks in bid to cut obesity - NYPOST.com